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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city.

The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain.

To date the Cableway has transported more than 23 million visitors to the summit.

850 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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The best thing we did was go up TAble Mountain, it was a wonderful fun day of sightseeing. We got a perpective on all of Capetown.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I really disliked the aerial cable way. We had walked up table mountain and got the cableway back down. Obviously it's basically the only way down if you want to protect your knees, but it was three minutes of horror for me. However, this is simply because I get claustrophobic (so being shut in a overcrowded metal box where you... More 

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Cantley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best thing we did was go up TAble Mountain, it was a wonderful fun day of sightseeing. We got a perpective on all of Capetown.

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Monticello, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a must on any Cape Town visit. A view to kill for! Watch for the fog to clear and do it as a priority if the fog clears. Note if you take a taxi back down they are dearer if it has table mountain on the side. ( only table my taxis allowed to pick you up at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful views, friendly personel, not very expensive, quick transportation.It adds a lot to the Table Mountain experience!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's spectacular up Table Mountain. If you can, aim for a clear day, pre-purchase your tickets to avoid waiting in two lines, while waiting talk to those around you and then enjoy the ride up. Take a jacket as it'll be cooler up there (or cold in the winter). Enjoy the view, the flora and fauna and don't forget

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing view of the number one attraction in Cape Town. Went up there 3 times already and it always takes my breath away. Must.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must do while in Capetown. However, i'm not great with heights and got very scared at the top. My husband and kids loved it! Also, it's about 20 degrees colder at the top (and windy) so bring a jacket or you will freeze! View is breathtaking!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful. Spectacular. A must see. Views of the whole of cape town. Very pricy for locals, however the view is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A very professional operation. We were fortunate not to have to queue for too long. You can however buy tickets on their website. The website is also very informative on queue times and visibility. Parking along the road can be an issue - with up to a 2km walk, but at the entrance off the main road there is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolute must for first time visitors to Cape Town on a fine day. This city is a feast for the eyes and must be appreciated from all its vantage points. The cable car experience was an exceptional way to see the city in all its glory. Highly recommended!!!

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